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  1. Dow Movers: CAT, INTCRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MarketNewsVideo

    In early trading on Thursday, shares of Intel topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 0.8%. Year to date, Intel has lost about 6.4% of its value.

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  2. These Dow dividend stocks not as stingy as they lookRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    All 30 components of the Dow Jones industrial average pay dividends, but there's a wide disparity across how much those stocks pay. These Dow dividend stocks not as stingy as they look All 30 components of the Dow Jones industrial average pay dividends, but there's a wide disparity across how much those stocks pay.

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  3. UnitedHealth extends behavioral health services to storm victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    A UnitedHealth Group subsidiary is offering free emotional support to people in Texas and Oklahoma who have been affected by the recent storms. UnitedHealth Group officials already are helping plan members find network care providers and obtain prescription refills in those communities affected by the storms.

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  4. How to Save on Medical Devices Not Covered By InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    With new players like Audicus and hi HealthInnovations in the mix, patients have more options than just the hospital when purchasing expensive medical devices like hearing aids. Thirty-seven and a half million Americans have trouble hearing, and of those people who could benefit from hearing aids, it's estimated that fewer than 30 percent have ever used them, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  5. UnitedHealth Swimming in Riches as Insurers Angle for Double Digit Premium HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City Pages

    The financial forecast in many parts of the country this summer calls for gloom and doom as health insurance companies pitch double-digit rate hikes to regulators for plans sold under Obamacare. Citing soaring medical costs by new enrollees, major insurers like BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee want to jack rates by as much as 36 percent.

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  6. Big Bets on Proton Therapy Face Uncertain FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

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  7. UnitedHealthcare and Optum Act to Support People in Oklahoma and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Investor's Business Daily

    UnitedHealth Group and its benefits and services businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, are taking immediate action to help people affected by the recent floods in parts of Oklahoma and Texas. This includes a free emotional-support line to help people in the affected communities and assisting health plan participants who may be affected and need to make alternate arrangements to ensure continuity of care.

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  8. Dividend Hikes Forecast for Lowe's, UnitedHealth, WilshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Barron's

    Lowe's annual shareholder meeting this Friday could be the occasion of another dividend increase, forecasts financial information research firm Markit. The anticipated 20% increase would take the yield to just 1.1%.

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  9. UnitedHealthcare Donates "Grins to Go" Bags and Oliver & Hope Book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    UnitedHealthcare employees delivered "Grins to Goa " bags and the Oliver & Hopea book series on Friday to Oakland Children's Hospital and George Mark Children's House in San Leandro. The Grins to Go bags are filled with toys and activities to help young patients and/or their siblings pass the time, whether in a hospital, a waiting room or long car ride.

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  10. 3 Consumer ETFs To Gain On CVS Health BuyoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Seeking Alpha

    Mergers and acquisitions are not showing any signs of cooling, particularly in the health care space. The U.S. retail pharmacy corner of the broad health care space also joined this frenzy, as the leading U.S. drug retailer CVS Health entered into a deal to acquire nursing-home pharmacy Omnicare for $12.7 billion, including $2.3 billion in debt.

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  11. Should The PBM Consolidation Continue?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Seeking Alpha

    The recent merger of Catamaran into UnitedHealth Group , followed by this week's acquisition of Omnicare by CVS Health , has placed a spotlight on the Pharmacy Benefit Manager space and put pressure on Walgreens Boots Alliance to follow suit and buy its own PBM. Ironically, Walgreens actually got out of the PBM market in 2011, selling its unit to a company called Catalyst, which eventually became part of Catamaran.

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  12. Blue Cross hires former UnitedHealth exec as CFORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has named former UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive Jay Matushak its chief financial officer. Matushak spent 14 years at Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group and was most recently vice president of finance for Medicare and retirement at UnitedHealthcare.

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  13. Dow Movers: BA, AXPRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | MarketNewsVideo

    In early trading on Friday, shares of American Express topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 0.9%. Year to date, American Express has lost about 12.5% of its value.

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  14. UPDATE 3-CVS to expand pharmacy business with $10.1 billion Omnicare buyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Reuters

    Drugstore operator CVS Health Corp said Thursday it will spend $10.1 billion to buy Omnicare Inc, a company that supplies prescription medicines to nursing, assisted living and other healthcare facilities. The move gives CVS, the second-largest U.S. drugstore operator, access to the older, sicker U.S. population and builds on its specialty pharmacy, which provides drugs to people with expensive chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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  15. CVS to buy Omnicare in $12.7 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | SFGate

    The deal is expected to extend CVS Health's operations in dispensing prescription drugs to assisted living and long-term care centers, and to broaden its presence in the specialty pharmacy business as it seeks to capitalize on the aging U.S. population. Under the terms of the deal, CVS Health will pay $98 per share for Omnicare and assume $2.3 billion in debt.

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  16. Benefits Management a CVS to buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Business Insurance

    CVS Health Corp., the second-largest U.S. drugstore operator, said on Thursday it will buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare Inc. for $10.1 billion to expand in the growing market serving the senior patient population. The number of people aged between 55-64, commonly called baby boomers, having two or more chronic conditions that require medication grew 39.2% in the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest report.

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  17. Omnicare Purchase By CVS Should Fuel Future Earnings GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Seeking Alpha

    CVS acquired Omnicare, a company specializing in delivering drugs and assisting senior-living facilities in the management of patient medications. Management expects the deal to add $0.20 to adjusted per-share earnings in the current year with further growth expected in subsequent years.

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  18. CVS in Advanced Talks to Buy Omnicare in Pharmacy ExpansionRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. CVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs, is in advanced talks to acquire nursing-home pharmacy Omnicare Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said.

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  19. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota announces Chief Financial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | PRWeb

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota today announced that Jay Matushak has joined the organization as senior vice president, chief financial officer . Blue Cross also announced the appointment of former CFO Jamison Rice to the newly created role of senior vice president, chief transformation officer.

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  20. Fitch Affirms Cigna's Ratings; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Information Technology

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Cigna Corp's Issuer Default Rating at 'A-' and unsecured senior debt ratings at 'BBB+'. In addition, Insurer Financial Strength ratings of various Cigna subsidiaries were affirmed at 'A+'.

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